The Department of Anthropology at the University of North Texas invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in applied cultural anthropology for Fall 2020. The UNT Department of Anthropology is distinguished as part of a unique group of departments offering a Masters in applied anthropology, as well as an undergraduate BA. We emphasize the use of anthropology to solve problems and improve people’s lives in the following areas of focus:
- environmental and ecological anthropology;
- medical anthropology and public health;
- anthropology of education;
- business, technology, and design;
- migration and borders; and
- urban anthropology.
We are looking for research and teaching experience/ interest in one of these focus areas, with preference given to medical and/or environmental anthropology.
Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:
- Teach undergraduate and graduate anthropology courses, particularly in one of our focus areas. Other courses may be methodological, theoretical, or of a geographic area.
- Our department has a strong tradition of online teaching, and the successful candidate must be willing to teach some distance education courses (in addition to face-to-face classes).
- Be prepared to develop applied field and/or class projects that educate students in anthropological praxis.
- Mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
- Maintain an active research agenda and contribute to the service of the department, college, and university.
Applicants must have a PhD in anthropology at the time of appointment.
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.